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The MTV 30th Anniversary Special, Geoff Downes (08-01-11)

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30 years ago on this date, Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment Company introduced a concept like no other: A 24 hour Music Video Televlsion Service, MTV.   On this special edition of "Dave in the City," Dave and collaborator John Ogg discuss the impact of MTV on music, culture, and society, speak on how MTV started, and discuss some of the music MTV featured on its first day of broadcast.   Featuring: an interview with Asia and Yes' Geoff Downes, who performed with The Buggles on "Video Killed the Radio Star."  We also take your calls live on air to reminisce about your favorite Early MTV memories.